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The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco. Its collections encompass some 50,000 books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key subject areas.

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Topics & Subjects
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North American review and miscellaneous journal
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City planning
71
Children's literature
69
Social problems
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Motion pictures in education
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United States -- Social conditions Periodicals
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survey associates
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american telephone and telegraph company
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dodge, mary mapes, 1830-1905
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mcgraw-hill
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national municipal league
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society of motion picture engineers
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English
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"Notes and sources": p. [575]-603
Topics: Capitalism, Consumption (Economics), Unemployed -- United States, Communism -- United States 1917-,...
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Topic: Birds -- North America
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by Encyclopedia Britannica Company
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Submarine Mines to Tom-Tom
Topic: Arts, Sciences, Literature, and General Information
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by Lustig, Lillie S, ed; Sondheim, S. Claire, joint ed; Rensel, Sarah, joint ed
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Topics: Cookery, American -- Southern states., cbk
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by International Association of Chiefs of Police
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"A directory of national, state and provincial, county and municipal police and other criminal justice agencies and their executive personnel in the United States, Canada and principal foreign countries."
Topics: Police, Law enforcement
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by Michelon, Leno Ceno, 1918-
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Topic: Trailer camps
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by Gammage, Allen Z
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Includes bibliography
Topics: Police reports, Report writing
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Topics: Bernays, Edward L., 1891-, Public opinion -- Bilbiography.
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by General efficiency company, San Francisco. [from old catalog]
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Topics: Police, Detectives, Sheriffs, Constables
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by Smith, Eugene Waldo, 1905-
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Topics: Ships -- Registers, Steamboats
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by Brinton, Willard Cope, 1880-
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Topic: Graphic methods
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by Spivak, John L. (John Louis), b. 1897
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Topics: Secret service -- Germany, Propaganda, German
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by Taylor, Frederick Winslow, 1856-1915
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Topic: Industrial efficiency
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Description based on: Sept. 1944
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by Tuskegee Institute. Dept. of Records and Research
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Includes bibliographies
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Topic: African Americans
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Topic: Palmistry
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by New York (N.Y.). Police Dept
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Title from cover
Topics: New York (N.Y.). Police Dept, Police, Police
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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"The present work is based upon my Book of camping and woodcraft, which appeared in 1906."--Pref
Topics: Camping, Outdoor life
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by National Electrical Manufacturers Association
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Topics: Electricity -- History, Electric engineering -- History
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Collins, John M., 1921-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Military geography
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by American Library Association. Committee on Resources of American Libraries; Library of Congress
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At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union
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Formerly included in the Library's Author catalog and its Subject catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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by New York (N.Y.). Police Dept
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Title from cover
Topics: New York (N.Y.). Police Dept, Police, Police
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called v.
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by Delineator Home Institute. Delineator cook book; Berolzheimer, Ruth
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Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery, cbk
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by Washburn-Crosby Co
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Topic: Recipes
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by Northeast Historic Film (Organization)
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Topics: Northeast Historic Film (Organization), Motion pictures -- Preservation Maine Bucksport
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion Pictures
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Topics: Military science -- Film catalogs, Audio-visual materials -- Catalogs
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by Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas
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Bibliographical references in "Acknowledgment" (5th prelim. leaf)
Topic: Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)
"Books about New York": p. [625]-635
Topics: African Americans -- New York (State) New York, New York (N.Y.) -- Guidebooks, Harlem (New York,...
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by Dilling, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, 1894-1966
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Topics: Communism -- United States 1917- [from old catalog], Socialism -- United States, Socialists --...
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by Louisiana Writers' Project; Saxon, Lyle, 1891-1946; Dreyer, Edward; Tallant, Robert, 1909-1957
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Topics: Folklore -- Louisiana, Louisiana -- Social life and customs
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
Topic: Motion pictures
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Topic: 8.25
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by Library of Congress; Library of Congress. Catalog Maintenance Division
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Compiled and edited by the Catalog Maintenance Division
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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by Institute of Traffic Engineers; Evans, Henry King
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Includes bibliographies
Topics: Traffic engineering, Traffic accidents
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
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Topic: Motion pictures
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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by Federal Writers' Project. Ohio
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"Bibliographical note": p. [395]
Topics: Cincinnati (Ohio) -- Industries, Cincinnati (Ohio) -- History
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by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 694-698) and index
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Topics: Automobile travel -- California Guidebooks, Automobile travel -- Guidebooks, California --...
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
Topics: United States. Committee on public information. [from old catalog], World War, 1914-1918 -- Public...
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by Guzman, Jessie Parkhurst, 1898-; Foster, Vera Chandler; Hughes, William Hardin, b. 1881
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Bibliography: p. 635-684
Topics: Blacks, African Americans
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Chandler, Anna Curtis; Cypher, Irene Fletcher, 1905- joint author
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Topic: Audio-visual education
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by Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company
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"February 1955."
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Topic: Telephone
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by Writers' Program. California
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"A selected reading list": p. 501-504
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Topics: San Francisco (Calif.) -- Guidebooks, San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion Pictures
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by Leonard, V. A. (Vivian Anderson)
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Bibliography: p. 556-572
Topics: Police -- United States, Communication and traffic -- United States
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by Johnston, William Allen, 1876- ed
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Topics: Motion pictures., Actors., Actresses.
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by Hawes, Elizabeth, 1903-1971
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Topics: Fashion, Clothing and dress, Costume design
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by California. Legislature. Senate. Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities
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Fifth report accompanied by supplement with title: Final report
Topics: Communism -- California, Fascism -- California, Subversive activities -- California
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Formerly included in the Library's Author catalog and its Subject catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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by Work, Monroe Nathan; Guzman, Jessie Parkhurst, b. 1898
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Topic: African Americans -- Periodicals
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At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union
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Issues for Sept. 1956-Dec. 1967 called also whole no. 344-471
Topics: Motion pictures in education, Audio-visual education
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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From February 13 to August 6, 1864. Including No. 251 to No. 276
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Issues for Sept. 1956-Dec. 1967 called also whole no. 344-471
Topics: Motion pictures in education, Audio-visual education
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by Writers' Program (U.S.). California
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Topic: Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Guidebooks
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by Foster, William Z., 1881-1961
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Topics: Capitalism -- United States, Socialism, Communism -- United States, United States -- Economic...
The time capsule.--A key to the English language, by J. P. Harrington.--Vocabulary of high-frequency English.--Seeking metallic substances beneath the ground, by Sherwin Kelly.--Determination of latitude and longitude, By C. L. Garner and C. H. Swick.--Messages for the future from noted men of our time
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Topic: Nineteen thirty-nine, A.D
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by Kelly, Harold Caleb
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Bibliography: p. 182-184
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Topic: Clocks and watches
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by United States. Office of Civil Defense
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Topics: Civil defense, Radioactive fallout, Radioactivity, Civil Defense, Radiation Protection, Radioactive...
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by Hill, Roland L., 1904-
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Topics: Hotels, Restaurants, North America -- Description and travel, Africa, North -- Description and...